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Blending Science & Art


Zachary Laux

Sarah Fagan shows children at the Hub Wednesday how to make watercolors using simple ingredients.

Children discovered where science and art interconnect thanks to a Brush Creek artist.

Wednesday evening at the Hub, professional artist Sarah Fagan showed children a simple reaction – vinegar and baking soda. But the experiment didn’t end there.

Fagan allowed children to also add corn starch and food coloring to the concoction, and mix them up in a cupcake pan. In about a week, the individual mixtures will become water color paints.

Although making water colors may seem irregular to some, the process is well-known to Fagan.

“Today we made paint, which is a little different, but it g...

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